Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wondrous. Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Here are my words for today.

1. Palaver-  is prolonged and idle discussion.To talk unnecessarily at length.

2. Torpor- is a state of physical or mental inactivity, lethargy.


Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday

Mty teaser today is from the book:   The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson

pg. 119

I'd looked at Derek, the ring box a tattling lump in the pocket of his illfitting suit coat.


Monday, January 16, 2017

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

An empty mailbox last week, but plenty to keep me busy. How about you?

Reading:  Almost Sisters by Joshiln Jackson


Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Here are my words for today.

1. Peroration- The concluding part of a speech, typically intended to inspire enthusiasm in the audience.

2. Apocrypha- writings or reports not considered genuine.


Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday

My teaser is from the book called: The Almost Sisters. by Joshilyn Jackson

pg. 44

It begins with Violence.
No cause, no reason, no explanation. She just is: The Bad I am.


Monday, January 9, 2017

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

Two new titles were in my mailbox last week, thanks! to Wm Morrow.

The Oxford Inheritance by Ann A. McDonald

Marlene by C.W. Gortner

What goodies did you receive?


Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

These words are taken from a book that I read recently.

Amaranth- is an imaginary flower that never fades.

Groat- is a small sum during medieval times.





Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday

My teaser today comes from the book:  Bone Box by Faye Kellerman

pg. 183


Decker said. " I'm going to make it decaf if it's okay with you."
Sure.


Monday, January 2, 2017

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

Good mailbox last week:

Bone Box by Faye Kellerman

Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson

Mississippi Blood by Greg Iles

All courtesy of Wm Morrow.

What goodies did you receive?


Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrtous Words Wednesday

My words today are:

Proffer-  hold out (something) to someone for acceptance, offer.

Purneyer- a person or group that spreads or promotes an idea, or view.


Monday, December 26, 2016

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday

I received one new book in my mailbox last week, called The Other Widow by Susan Crawford.

  As the faces of three women become tightly entwined, layers of lies and deception begin to peel away, pushing them dangerously to the edge....closer ot each other....to a terrifying truth.
What goodies did you get?


Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Here are my words for today:

Mariposa- is the Spanish word for butterfly.

Papillon- is a small, dainty elegant dog of fine-boned structure. 


Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday

My teaser come from the book: I See You. by Molly McAdams

pg 38

That night had stayed etched into my soul, hidden from everyone else ever since I met Declan.


Monday, December 19, 2016

MAILBOX MONDAY

MAILBOX MONDAY

AN EMPTY MAILBOX THIS PAST WEEK.

READING:  I SEE YOU BY MOLLY MCADAMS

AURORA WILDE'S LIFE FEELS LIKE A SERIES OF WHAT IF'S, FORKS IN THE ROAD, AND DOORS UNOPENED. WHAT IF SHE HADN'T GONE TO THE PARTY THAT NIGHT?

WHAT APPEARED IN YOUR MAILBOX?


Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Here is a word I came across while reading.

Mead- is an alcoholic beverage created by fermenting honey with water, sometimes with various fruits, spices, grains, or hops.